We believe that we are all born creators. Gangplank Labs is a place for those working on hardware-based projects to collaborate, solve problems, teach, learn and just have a good time while while making things with our hands and mind. Labs is the hackerspace or makerspace component of Gangplank.

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The tools available vary by location. Check with your local Gangplank for specific information on what tools are available at that location.
Examples of tools that may be available for use:

-Arduino

-3D Printers

-Epilog Laser Cutter

Examples of prior Gangplank Labs events and programs:

Arduino Hacknight: This evening event is a chance to collaborate with others on Arduino based projects. Regardless of your skill level this is open to everyone. Learn Arduino, teach Arduino, share your Arduino projects with other enthusiasts, or just have a good time working on your current project.

3D Printer Demonstration: This is a basic demonstration showing how the 3D Printer works and proper care for the 3D printer.

Chess + Lasers: This event highlights the capabilities of the Epilog laser cutter. During this event, the Epilog laser cutter is demonstrated while attempting to make the following chess set from thingiverse:

http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:37347

Recent Posts

Desert Code Camp 2014 (October)

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Get Your Sewing On at Gangplank Avondale

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Upcoming Events

10/27 12:00am
iOS 7 App Developer Boot Camp (16 Week Course)
@ Gangplank Chandler

This app developers boot camp is for beginners with little programming experience or experienced programmers who want to learn how to develop iOS apps in Objective C using Xcode. During the 16 week you will spend about 8 hours each week watching video’s & doing programming, then each week on Monday nights we will meet at 7PM at Gangplank in Chandler to answer questions & discuss our work. 32 hours of high quality video lectures are included in the course & distributed into 429 lessons. Students will build 14 apps during the 16 weeks & have a portfolio of apps to show prospective employers. Materials for this course are based on an online class that normally cost $499 but the instructors have agreed to let our boot camp students buy for only $20. You will need an Intel-based Mac with OS X Snow Leopard or later installed. The class is based on iOS 7 & Xcode 5.

Gangplank does have iMacs you can use during open hours.

11/03 12:00am
iOS 7 App Developer Boot Camp (16 Week Course)
@ Gangplank Chandler

This app developers boot camp is for beginners with little programming experience or experienced programmers who want to learn how to develop iOS apps in Objective C using Xcode. During the 16 week you will spend about 8 hours each week watching video’s & doing programming, then each week on Monday nights we will meet at 7PM at Gangplank in Chandler to answer questions & discuss our work. 32 hours of high quality video lectures are included in the course & distributed into 429 lessons. Students will build 14 apps during the 16 weeks & have a portfolio of apps to show prospective employers. Materials for this course are based on an online class that normally cost $499 but the instructors have agreed to let our boot camp students buy for only $20. You will need an Intel-based Mac with OS X Snow Leopard or later installed. The class is based on iOS 7 & Xcode 5.

Gangplank does have iMacs you can use during open hours.

11/05 12:00am
Chandler Hack Club
@ Gangplank Chandler

The first rule of Hack Club is we don’t talk about Hack Club.
Hack Club meetings are on the first Wednesday of every month. If it’s your first night at Hack Club, you have to hack.

11/10 12:00am
iOS 7 App Developer Boot Camp (16 Week Course)
@ Gangplank Chandler

This app developers boot camp is for beginners with little programming experience or experienced programmers who want to learn how to develop iOS apps in Objective C using Xcode. During the 16 week you will spend about 8 hours each week watching video’s & doing programming, then each week on Monday nights we will meet at 7PM at Gangplank in Chandler to answer questions & discuss our work. 32 hours of high quality video lectures are included in the course & distributed into 429 lessons. Students will build 14 apps during the 16 weeks & have a portfolio of apps to show prospective employers. Materials for this course are based on an online class that normally cost $499 but the instructors have agreed to let our boot camp students buy for only $20. You will need an Intel-based Mac with OS X Snow Leopard or later installed. The class is based on iOS 7 & Xcode 5.

Gangplank does have iMacs you can use during open hours.

11/17 12:00am
iOS 7 App Developer Boot Camp (16 Week Course)
@ Gangplank Chandler

This app developers boot camp is for beginners with little programming experience or experienced programmers who want to learn how to develop iOS apps in Objective C using Xcode. During the 16 week you will spend about 8 hours each week watching video’s & doing programming, then each week on Monday nights we will meet at 7PM at Gangplank in Chandler to answer questions & discuss our work. 32 hours of high quality video lectures are included in the course & distributed into 429 lessons. Students will build 14 apps during the 16 weeks & have a portfolio of apps to show prospective employers. Materials for this course are based on an online class that normally cost $499 but the instructors have agreed to let our boot camp students buy for only $20. You will need an Intel-based Mac with OS X Snow Leopard or later installed. The class is based on iOS 7 & Xcode 5.

Gangplank does have iMacs you can use during open hours.

11/24 12:00am
iOS 7 App Developer Boot Camp (16 Week Course)
@ Gangplank Chandler

This app developers boot camp is for beginners with little programming experience or experienced programmers who want to learn how to develop iOS apps in Objective C using Xcode. During the 16 week you will spend about 8 hours each week watching video’s & doing programming, then each week on Monday nights we will meet at 7PM at Gangplank in Chandler to answer questions & discuss our work. 32 hours of high quality video lectures are included in the course & distributed into 429 lessons. Students will build 14 apps during the 16 weeks & have a portfolio of apps to show prospective employers. Materials for this course are based on an online class that normally cost $499 but the instructors have agreed to let our boot camp students buy for only $20. You will need an Intel-based Mac with OS X Snow Leopard or later installed. The class is based on iOS 7 & Xcode 5.

Gangplank does have iMacs you can use during open hours.

12/03 12:00am
Chandler Hack Club
@ Gangplank Chandler

The first rule of Hack Club is we don’t talk about Hack Club.
Hack Club meetings are on the first Wednesday of every month. If it’s your first night at Hack Club, you have to hack.

01/07 12:00am
Chandler Hack Club
@ Gangplank Chandler

The first rule of Hack Club is we don’t talk about Hack Club.
Hack Club meetings are on the first Wednesday of every month. If it’s your first night at Hack Club, you have to hack.

02/04 12:00am
Chandler Hack Club
@ Gangplank Chandler

The first rule of Hack Club is we don’t talk about Hack Club.
Hack Club meetings are on the first Wednesday of every month. If it’s your first night at Hack Club, you have to hack.

03/04 12:00am
Chandler Hack Club
@ Gangplank Chandler

The first rule of Hack Club is we don’t talk about Hack Club.
Hack Club meetings are on the first Wednesday of every month. If it’s your first night at Hack Club, you have to hack.

04/01 12:00am
Chandler Hack Club
@ Gangplank Chandler

The first rule of Hack Club is we don’t talk about Hack Club.
Hack Club meetings are on the first Wednesday of every month. If it’s your first night at Hack Club, you have to hack.

05/06 12:00am
Chandler Hack Club
@ Gangplank Chandler

The first rule of Hack Club is we don’t talk about Hack Club.
Hack Club meetings are on the first Wednesday of every month. If it’s your first night at Hack Club, you have to hack.

06/03 12:00am
Chandler Hack Club
@ Gangplank Chandler

The first rule of Hack Club is we don’t talk about Hack Club.
Hack Club meetings are on the first Wednesday of every month. If it’s your first night at Hack Club, you have to hack.

07/01 12:00am
Chandler Hack Club
@ Gangplank Chandler

The first rule of Hack Club is we don’t talk about Hack Club.
Hack Club meetings are on the first Wednesday of every month. If it’s your first night at Hack Club, you have to hack.